Other Words for Engage

Engage Verb Synonyms
pledge, undertake, bargain, agree, covenant, promise, guarantee, contract
I engaged to complete the work by Tuesday.

employ, hire, enrol or also enroll, enlist, retain, sign (up), contract with or for, indenture, rent, book, reserve, secure, bespeak
She was engaged on a part-time basis. We engaged rooms for the night.

join (in) combat or battle with, meet, encounter, fight, combat, attack, battle, clash with, grapple with
The enemy was engaged at dawn.

occupy, engross, busy, absorb, involve, tie up, preoccupy, employ
This task will engage all available resources until the end of next month.

attract, hold, capture, catch, draw
The museum has many exhibits that will engage the interest of children.

More Words for Engage

Rent / Reserve / Draw / Fight / Meet / Occupy / Catch / Hold

Employee Engagement

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Employee Engagement: The means of creating a work environment that empowers employees to make decisions that affect their jobs. Also referred to as employee involvement. Further defined by the Corporate Leadership Council MORE

Helical Gear

Business / Machine Shop / Helical Gear: A gear with teeth cut at some angle other than at a right angle across the face of the gear, thus permitting more than one tooth to be engaged at all times and providing a smoother and quieter operati MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Beot: (Anglo-Saxonvow, becomes Modern English 'boast'): A ritualized boast or vow made publicly by Anglo-Saxon warriors known as thegns before the hlaford in a mead-hall the night before a military engageme MORE

Tumbler Gears

Business / Machine Shop / Tumbler Gears: A pair of small lever-mounted gears on a lathe used to engage or to change the direction of the leadscrew. MORE


Business / Machine Shop / Mesh: To engage, as the teeth between two gears. MORE

Slipper Clutch

Technology / Motorcycle / Slipper Clutch: Specialized clutches developed for racing motorcycles to mitigate the effects of engine braking when riders would decelerate as they entered corners. They are designed to partially disengage or "slip" MORE